• Fine Chinese Ceramics and Work auction at Christies

    Sale 7762

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    3 November 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 154

    TWO JADE RECTANGULAR BEADS; AND A RING

    LATE EASTERN ZHOU DYNASTY, 4TH-3RD CENTURY BC

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    TWO JADE RECTANGULAR BEADS; AND A RING
    LATE EASTERN ZHOU DYNASTY, 4TH-3RD CENTURY BC
    One extensively carved with a C-scroll pattern, the translucent stone of a pale green tone, the other with a central ridge dividing rows of C-scrolls, the stone of an opaque beige tone; together with a white jade ring, with opaque pale russet alteration
    Longest bead 3¼ in. (8 cm.) (3)


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    Provenance

    Rectangular beads: Frank Caro, New York, 1961.
    Disc: J.T. Tai & Co, New York, acquired before 1966.